Independent Lens A Kenyan Restauranteur Flourishes Through Microfinancing
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Program: Independent Lens
Episode: A Kenyan Restauranteur Flourishes Through Microfinancing
Olivia Wilde and Nick Kristof visit Joyce, a Kenyan woman who owns a restaurant in Nairobi. Joyce is a member of Jamii Bora, Kenya's largest microfinance organization and a powerful agent of change for the country's women. It provides loans to individuals, including former beggars, prostitutes, and the severely impoverished, who would be unable to pursue their ambitions without financing.• Visit the A Kenyan Restauranteur Flourishes Through Microfinancing webpage
Premiere Date: 10/01/2012
Episode Expires: Never
TV Rating: TV-PG
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